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He won the game, but he also gave up the first home run in the game to Michihiro Ogasawara of the Nippon Ham Fighters. However, Ichiro would get a bit of revenge on Matsuzaka by hitting his th career home run off him in July of that year.
Matsuzaka started in the All-Star game as a rookie in He struck out Takuro Ishii and Takanori Suzuki of the Bay Stars before number three hitter Yoshinobu Takahashi of the Giants managed to make contact and fly out to left field. In his first professional season inMatsuzaka had 16 wins and 5 losses as the team ace, and was voted Rookie of the Year.
Another rookie pitcher in the rival Central LeagueKoji Ueharaalso won the same honor with a win season. Together, they would come to represent their respective leagues as dominant starting pitchers for seasons to come.
InMatsuzaka had 14 wins and 7 losses.
He had 15 wins and 15 losses in his season and won the Eiji Sawamura Award. Matsuzaka spent a considerable portion of his season on the disabled listwhich did not count toward his service time. He was not able to regain his pitching form in the Japan Serieswhen the Lions faced the Yomiuri Giants.
In Game 1 at Tokyo Dome, where the designated hitter rule is not allowed, Matsuzaka batted 7th in the lineup to take advantage of his above-average hitting for a pitcher. However, not only did Matsuzaka not fare well at the plate in this game, but he also helped the Giants to a rout by giving up two key home runs.
One was to extremely popular Giants first baseman Kazuhiro Kiyoharawho hit a middle-of-the-plate Matsuzaka fastball off one of the billboards at the back of the left field stands That footage can be seen in the external links section.
Matsuzaka would give up another key RBI to Kiyohara in game 4 in relief, as the Lions were meekly swept by the Giants in the series. InMatsuzaka logged 16 wins and 7 losses. He was voted MVP of the game. On November 2, Matsuzaka was officially granted permission by the Lions to pursue a career in Major League Baseball via the posting system.
If a deal could not be reached, Matsuzaka would have returned to the Lions, nullifying the bid. Scott Boras refused to consider the posting fee as part of the contract negotiations, while Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein recalled, "We tried to come up with a total number, for the post and contract, that made sense.
During the flight—which was followed by both the Boston and the Japanese media  —the group agreed to terms on a contract. Journalist Nobuhiro Chiba characterized Japanese reaction to the signing: EST news conference at Fenway Park.
He wears number 18 because Masumi Kuwata also wears number Matsuzaka made his first major league regular season start for the Red Sox on April 5,in an afternoon game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
He walked one, recorded 10 strikeouts, and at one point retired 10 consecutive batters. He allowed only a solo home run on 6 hits while throwing pitches 74 for strikes over 7 innings and recorded the win as the Red Sox triumphed by a score of 4—1.
Matsuzaka still became the only pitcher to strike out 10 or more batters in 2 of his first 3 big-league starts since Fernando Valenzuela did so in In the official press conference after the Toronto start, Matsuzaka stated through his interpreter that gripping the American baseball —which is slightly larger than the Japanese pro ball, with higher seams—had presented some challenges, but that he had begun making adjustments and felt they were successful.
Matsuzaka pitched his first complete game in the major leagues on May 14,a 7—1 victory over the Detroit Tigers. He had pitched 72 complete games in Japan. Matsuzaka signed a multimillion-dollar exclusive deal with trading card company Upper Deck. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.We are the Keepers of the Cog.
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